Month: August 2017

Senior Pastor Andrew Foster Connors and a Brown Memorial youth get ready to zipline at a past All Church retreat.

All Church Retreat is Sept. 30 in Western Maryland

All Brown Memorial friends are invited to join us in the mountains of Western Maryland for rest, recreation, and reconnection with God. The day will begin and end on Sept. 30 (9:30 a.m.-9 p.m.) at the beautiful Skycroft Conference Center. The agenda includes lunch and dinner, games, workshops, s’mores and quiz night. Registration deadline is Sept. 12.


Join Us for our “Rally Day,” Community Picnic, and Windows Tour Sept. 10

Our annual celebratory “back to church” day – Rally Day – is Sept. 10 when worship returns to the 11 a.m. hour, and all Sunday morning education classes resume.   After worship, we will continue celebrating the new year with a community picnic on the church steps. We’ll provide hot dogs, brats, drinks and dessert—you … Continue reading Join Us for our “Rally Day,” Community Picnic, and Windows Tour Sept. 10


Sunday Morning Education Classes Resume Sept. 10

Our new church year begins on Sunday Sept. 10 at 9:45 when our education opportunities before worship resume (worship moves from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. after Labor Day). There is something for everyone and all are welcome.


Session Approves Sanctuary Tenets Approved by State Coalition

For the past year and a half, representatives of Brown Memorial’s Hispanic Ministries Committee have been participating in the Sanctuary Coalition of Central Maryland to discern the need to establish a sanctuary movement in the Central Maryland area. The coalition is comprised of pastors and lay leaders from churches across the Central Maryland region.

Members of the Eutaw-Marshburn Elementary choir sing in a concert in the sanctuary at Brown Memorial on July 20, 2017

Students and Church Members “Draw the Circle Wide” during Choir Camp

Members of Brown Memorial, students from Eutaw-Marshburn Elementary, and choirs from two Pennsylvania churches stood side-by-side and filled the sanctuary with song during the second annual summer choir camp, July 17-20, 2017, for EMES students. The four-day event held at Brown Memorial included daily choral rehearsals, introduction to ringing handbells and choir chimes and other musical activities.